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Michigan fourth most likely state for motorists to hit a deer in next year, according to State Farm
By Jonathan Oosting | firstname.lastname@example.org
on October 23, 2012 at 2:30 PM, updated October 23, 2012 at 2:32 PM
LANSING, MI — One out of
every 72 Michigan motorists may strike a deer in the next year, according to new projections from State Farm.
The insurance company today released its annual report on deer-vehicle crashes, ranking Michigan as the fourth most likely state for such a confrontation.
West Virginia, with 1 in 40 odds, topped the rankings for the sixth year in a row.
The projections are based on the ratio of licensed drivers to State Farm claims over the past year and do not take into account a disease that has thinned Michigan’s deer population in recent months.
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